pussy willow

noun
\ ˈpu̇-sē- How to pronounce pussy willow (audio) \

Definition of pussy willow

: a willow (such as the North American Salix discolor) having large cylindrical silky catkins

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First Known Use of pussy willow

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pussy willow was in 1851

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“Pussy willow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pussy%20willow. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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pussy willow

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pussy willow

: a small tree with large, soft flowers also : the flower of this tree

pussy willow

noun
\ ˈpu̇-sē- How to pronounce pussy willow (audio) \

Kids Definition of pussy willow

: a willow with large furry flower clusters

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